Gabby White got the England challenge into full swing at the Yonex German Open in Mulheim today with wins in the mixed and women's doubles. Partner Chris Adcock matched her two wins but both had to survive nail-biting level doubles contests.
Toby Penty gave Sho Sasaki a fright at the Yonex German Open in Mulheim tonight. Earlier Chris Coles and Matthew Nottingham made up for their qualifying disappointments in the mixed doubles to fight their way through to the main draw of the men's doubles.
Chris Adcock and Andy Ellis lead the England squad to Germany this week as they play their last event before next week's Yonex All England Open Championships.
Chris Coles and Matthew Nottingham missed out on a quarter-final place at the Austrian International in Vienna when they were edged out by second seeds Juergen Kock and Peter Zauner.
Kenneth Jonassen and his fellow coaches were was full of praise for Team England's semi-final effort at the European Mixed Team Championships in Moscow today but was still not satisfied with the result. "We didn't win," said Jonassen bluntly after their narrow 3-2 defeat by Denmark.
Team England went down fighting at the European Team Championship semi-finals in Moscow today by taking holders Denmark all the way before losing 3-2. Rajiv Ouseph produced a brilliant display to outplay Victor Axelsen and Chris Adcock and Andy Ellis beat the world's No. 1 men's doubles pair for the first time but in the end Team England had...